The Year 2 Penpals for Handwriting Teacher’s Book provides clear step-by-step instructions on how to teach each unit including: An outline of the unit’s key learning whole-class teaching support linked to Penpals Interactive links to the use of the corresponding Practice Books and workbooks with suggestions for both group work and independent work. suggestions for extra practice and home practice. Guidance on common errors and what to do about them. You’ll also find a full scope and sequence for the whole scheme showing progression of skills and links to English National Curriculum requirements, a beginning of year assessment to help you track pupil progress and photocopy masters for extra handwriting practice and homework. The Year 2 Teacher’s Book provides best-practice guidance on introducing the four types of letter join and supports the use of the Year 2 Penpals for Handwriting Interactive activities. At this stage, children start using some of the diagonal and horizontal joins. They are taught and then practise joins within digraphs and trigraphs. They begin to join through a word in stages and also learn about the break letters. They practise spacing between words. There is an emphasis on correct sizing of lowercase letters, capital letters and digits.
- Comprehensive support material, written by experts.
- Step-by-step introduction and development of the unit objective.
- Penpals links letter-formation practice with spelling patterns.
- User-friendly portrait format in response to customer feedback.
- Gives you the language to teach handwriting and to correct common errors.
Term 1 1 Practising diagonal join to ascender: th and ch 2 Practising diagonal join, no ascender: ai, ay 3 Practising diagonal join, no ascender: ir, er 4 Practising horizontal join to ascender: wh, oh 5 Practising horizontal join, no ascender: ow, ou 6 Introducing diagonal join to e: ie, ue 7 Introducing horizontal join to e: oe, ve 8 Introducing ee 9 Practising diagonal join to e: le 10 Writing numbers 1–100 Term 2 11 Introducing diagonal join to anticlockwise letters: ea 12 Practising diagonal join to anticlockwise letters: ig(h) 13 Practising diagonal join to anticlockwise letters: ng, dg 14 Introducing horizontal join to anticlockwise letters: oo, oa 15 Practising horizontal join to anticlockwise letters: wa, wo 16 Introducing mixed joins for three letters: air, ear 17 Practising mixed joins for three letters: oor, our 18 Practising mixed joins for three letters: ing 19 Size and spacing, break letters: j, g, x, y, z, b, f, p, q, r, s 20 End of term check Term 3 21 Building on diagonal join to ascender: th, ch, to, ck, al, el, at, il, ill 22 Building on diagonal join, no ascender: ai, ay, to, ui, ey, aw, ur, er, ar 23 Building on horizontal join to ascender: wh, oh, to, ok, ot, ob, ol 24 Building on horizontal join, no ascender: ow, ou, to, oi, oy, or, on, op 25 Building on diagonal join to anticlockwise letters: ea, ig, ng, dg, to, ed, es, eg, ic, ad, as, dd, ag 26 Building on horizontal join to anticlockwise letters: oo, oa, to, oc, og, od, os, ws, va, vo 27 Building on joins to s: as, es, os, ws, to, ns, ds, is, ts, os 28 Practising joining –ed and –ing 29 Assessment 30 Capitals